Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (SWITCH)

In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to create an efficient and expandable enterprise network.
  • Virtual Classroom

    Learning Style
  • Advanced

    Difficulty
  • 5 Days

    Course Duration
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In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to create an efficient and expandable enterprise network.

About this course:

Internet Protocol switching, far more commonly referred to as IP Switching, is a routing technique which routes data packets faster than traditional routing by using Layer 3 Switches. In this advanced course on Cisco switching planning, configuring, and verifying the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions. Students will gain the knowledge to configure and optimize a switched infrastructure using VLANs, STP, RSTP, MSTP, and HSRP. Additionally, students will be able to secure this switched infrastructure. A core element of this training is the ability to learn new concepts and reinforce understanding through a wide range of integrated lab scenarios. These labs utilize Cisco IOS Software with Layer 2 and Layer 3 features and a CLI supported on IOS version 15 releases. This course also prepares the students for the 300-115 SWITCH: Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks exam.

The average salary for a Cisco Certified Network Engineer is $77,484 per year.

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the hierarchical campus structure, basic switch operation, use of SDM templates, PoE, and LLDP
  • Implement VLANs, trunks, explain VTP, implement DHCP in IPv4 and IPv6 environment, and configure port aggregation
  • Implement and optimize STP mechanism that best suits your network - PVSTP+, RPVSTP+, or MSTP
  • Configure routing on a multilayer switch
  • Configure NTP, SNMP, IP SLA, port mirroring, and verify StackWise and VSS operation
  • Implement First Hop redundancy in IPv4 and IPv6 environments
  • Secure campus network according to recommended practices

Audience:

This course is intended for

  • System Engineers
  • Network Consultants
  • System Integrators
  • Cisco Channel Partners

Prerequisites:

It is recommended, but not required, that students have the knowledge to:

  • Describe network fundamentals
  • Establish Internet and WAN connectivity (IPv4 and IPv6)
  • Manage network device security
  • Operate a medium-sized LAN with multiple switches, supporting VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree
  • Troubleshoot IP connectivity (IPv4 and IPv6)
  • Configure and troubleshoot EIGRP and OSPF (IPv4 and IPv6)
  • Configure devices for SNMP, Syslog, and NetFlow access
  • Manage Cisco device configurations, Cisco IOS images, and licenses

Suggested prerequisites courses:

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BrandCisco
Lab AccessYes
TechnologyCisco
Learning StyleVirtual Classroom
DifficultyAdvanced
Course Duration5 Days
LanguageEnglish
VPA EligibleVPA Eligible
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